Industry leaders to meet at the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, the 6th edition of the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction Middle East (ICJR ME) is scheduled to take place from 24 March in Dubai, UAE.
The event is expected to attract worldwide attention, bringing together more than 1,500 prestigious industry leaders and experts, specialized in the fields of orthopedics and sports injuries from over 50 countries. The congress aims to highlight the technological advancements to create inroads towards the next steps in joint reconstruction.
ICJR ME, along with its expert Scientific Committee, hosts joint reconstruction specialists from across the globe to present and deliberate on the contemporary industry developments, techniques and technologies. Additionally, the Congress will run a full-day cadaver lab and nursing training programs. Being awarded 40.5 Continuing Medical Education (CME) points accredited by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), the ICJR will subsequently offer its participants and attendees the chance to earn 20.5 CME Credit Hours.
Dr. Samih Tarabichi, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon and Director General of Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai & also ICJR ME congress Chairman, said: “Hosting the sixth edition of the ICJR reflects our commitment and dedication to feature leading orthopedic technologies to the UAE and the region on a broader scale. This year’s Congress welcomes 70 local and international speakers & showcases over 100 scientific lectures on diverse topics, specifically in joint reconstruction & engineering, while featuring 3-D printing as a pioneering technology in the Middle East.”
The ICJR ME 2018 will host more than 30 companies promoting their cutting-edge equipment, tools, and products. Serving as a networking platform for joint replacement suppliers and practitioner and will feature key-note speakers such as Dr. Wolfgang Klauser, Dr. Philip Chapman, Dr. David Blaha and Dr. Ludwig Seebauer.
The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction is an independent, non-profit organization formed to change the status quo of orthopedic education dedicated to reinventing the ways we gain knowledge that improves patient outcomes. Established in 2011 as a regional subsidiary of ICJR, the conference has been successfully running for the past six consecutive years.